Derek Brockwell, who escaped from his prison escort at Tallaght Hospital

Two prison officers have suffered stab wounds in what gardaí believe was a well planned escape by a prisoner on a visit to Tallaght Hospital in Dublin(...)

A member of the Garda forensics team photographs bullet holes at the house on Harty Avenue in Walkinstown where Eddie Nugent (64) was murdered. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Gardaí are investigating if a 64-year-old man was shot dead at his home in Walkinstown, Dublin on Sunday night because an associate was involved in th(...)

Final journey: The funeral cortege of Barney McGinley, who was killed in the village of Newtownbutler in Co Fermanagh, after his funeral Mass at St Mary’s Church, Athlone. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

About 600 mourners attended the funeral in Athlone of the man shot at a wedding in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh last week. Barney McGinley (63) had bee(...)

Gardai at the scene of the fatal shooting of a man in his 60s in south Dublin on Sunday night. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Gardaí are trying to establish a motive for the murder of a man in his 60s at his home in west Dublin last night.The 64-year-old victim has been named(...)

Gardaí at the removal of Barney McGinley from Flynns Funeral Directors, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A Garda presence was evident at the removal in Athlone on Sunday night of Barney McGinley (63) who was shot dead at a family wedding in Fermanagh on W(...)

Members of the McGinley-Connors wedding party leave the church in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, after the shooting on Wednesday. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker

Gardaí are planning a major security operation at the funeral of Barney McGinley who was shot dead at a family wedding.The removal mass of the 63-year(...)

Members of the McGinley-Connors wedding party leave the church in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh,  after the shooting on Wednesday. Photograph:  Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker

The Garda and Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have stepped up checks at ports and airports on both sides of the Border over fears that the(...)

Gardaí put the seized guns on display. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 2:05

Firearms seized during a major operation against organised crime include the same machine gun used by the Defence Forces, gardai have said. The(...)

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The surprise arrest of TD Paul Murphy and his co-accused has led to allegations of heavy-handedness and political policing on the part of the Garda.Ho(...)

Study by NUI Galway law lecturer Dr Diarmuid Griffin noted 61 former life prisoners living in the community. Photograph: The Irish Times

A significant number of life-sentence prisoners released by the minister for justice end up being sent back to jail for breaching their release condit(...)